Prepare a classic Roman dish for your family, Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe. Our Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe includes a touch of cream cheese for extra creaminess.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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220 g spaghetti, uncooked
2 Tbsp. butter
1/3 cup Philadelphia Cream Cheese Product
1/2 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Shredded Cheese
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
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How do I make it ?
Cook spaghetti in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain, reserving 1 cup of the cooking water.
Melt butter in same saucepan on medium heat. Add remaining ingredients along with 1/2 cup of the reserved cooking water; cook 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted, stirring constantly with whisk.
Return spaghetti to pan; toss until evenly coated. If thinner sauce consistency is desired, add enough of the remaining reserved cooking water until sauce is of desired consistency.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing, and fresh fruit to round out the meal.
"Cacio e pepe" is Italian for "cheese and pepper." This simple, yet classic, dish highlights the delightful marriage of rich Parmesan cheese and black pepper.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 16 g
Saturated fat 9 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 370 mg
Carbohydrate 43 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 13 g
4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.